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Arcura & the Care Sector 

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 21st June 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Nursing & Care

One of the main industries we work in is the care sector, helping developers and contractors to create fantastic new build spaces for residents. We are proud of how many care home projects we have had the opportunity to work on, supplying and fitting products that will make a difference to the standard of the…

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What is a fenestration package?

What is a fenestration package and why do you need it? 

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 14th June 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Housing Developments, Products, Specialist

What does Fenestration mean?  The term fenestration derives from the French term, ‘fentre,’ meaning window. It’s a word used to describe the arrangement, quality and quantity of the windows on a building facade. This is opposed to the term glazing which only refers to the glass components within the building’s appearance.    What is a…

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Craig Ridewood Blog

Introducing Our Team Members – Craig Ridewood

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 17th May 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

As we focus on communication with our clients, we want you to get to know our team a little bit better. We’ve asked questions to our Sales Executive, Craig Ridewood about his role in the company and here’s what he said! What is your role at Arcura? “Predominantly winning new contracts (i.e sales) and ensuring…

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Delivering High End Luxury Projects

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 22nd March 2022  |   CATEGORIES: High-end Residential, Sector

Here at Arcura, we have the privilege to work on amazing high-end projects for over 30 years. We are exceptionally proud of the work we do and with this vast experience, we have become specialists in the field for delivering window and door solutions with luxury touches. We are adaptable to the needs of these…

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Lifetime Home Regulations

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 8th March 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Company News, Specialist

What are Lifetime Homes Regulations? The idea of Lifetime Home Regulations originated from the 1980s with the concept being initially developed in 1991 by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Habinteg Housing Association. The standards are in a series of sixteen design criteria to make homes easily adaptable for a lifetime in a cost effective…

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PVC and Aluminium Products

PVC vs Aluminium – Which Should You Choose?

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 14th February 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Aluminium, Products, PVC

When looking for the right product to suit your next project, it’s important to understand the key features and benefits each material can offer. Here’s your guide to PVC vs Aluminium to know which material is best for you! Most Cost Effective If your project has strict budgets to adhere to, then PVC is the…

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The Importance of Safety Accreditations

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 1st February 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Company News

Our number one priority at Arcura is to put the safety of others first at all times and mitigate any risks during a project. Our objective is to consistently maintain our high standards and to prove how effective our health and safety procedures are throughout the business by getting externally validated. SMAS SMAS Worksafe (Safety…

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Acoustic Glass Specifications

The Benefits of Acoustic Glass

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 20th January 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Products, Specialist

What is acoustic glass? Acoustic glass consists of two panes of glass laminated together using PVB (Polyvinyl Butyral). The importance of using PVB is because it is an acoustic membrane which bonds the two panes of glass together to give the appearance of a single pane of glass. Due to its features, materials and manufacturing,…

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The Benefits of Communication in Project Management

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 13th January 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Project Information

From the initial contact to the project end, we recognise that having consistent communication is key to ensuring success at each stage of the project course to achieve your desired results. We have a variety of communication methods including email, phone and messaging to best suit your needs and depending on how we need to…

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Approved Document Q

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 16th December 2021  |   CATEGORIES: Project Information

Product design and safety are a key priority here at Arcura, as we ensure the manufacturing and installation of our products is always complete to a high standard. Building regulations exist in our industry to set out a standard level of quality and security, and it’s important for us to innovate our products and services…

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